Abandoned Engineering (2018): S02E01 – Hitler’s Army Powerhouse


Documentary series focusing on ruined engineering projects that have been put to alternative use, including the site of the Chernobyl disaster, disused railway bridges and ship graveyards.


The Pölitz Synthetic Fuel Plant built in 1937 by Germany to turn coal into oil, was destroyed in 1945 by an Allied air raid. The Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse was built on Lonstrup Cliff in Denmark and ceased operating on 1 August 1968. Also investigated are Teufelsberg (or “Devil’s Mountain”) in Berlin and Phoenix Shot Tower in Baltimore.

Abandoned Engineering Series

You can find a full index and overview of Abandoned Engineering here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 08 May 2018.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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